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Leadership

NYSPA is governed by an Executive Committee and a Council of Representatives, which represents NYSPA's varied interests and concerns. Members of Council are listed with their respective positions on Council.

 

Executive Committee

January 1, 2020 - December 31, 2020
The Executive Committee serves on the Council of Representatives and consists of the following officers:

  • 5 members elected by membership – President, President-Elect, Past President, Secretary, and Treasurer
  • 2 members elected by Council from Council– Members at Large
  • 3 members in parliamentarian positions, appointed by the President
  • 2 APA Council Rep(s) – elected by APA apportionment ballot

 

President (2020)
Daniel Kaplin, PhD


President-Elect (2020)
Christine Allen, PhD


Past-President (2020)
Alan Hack, PhD


Secretary (2020-22)
Adriana DiMatteo, PsyD


Member at Large (2019-20)
Anu Raj, PsyD


APA Rep (2018-20)
June Feder, PhD


Interim Treasurer (2019-20)
Ann Altoonian, PsyD


Member at Large (2020-21)
Alexandra Stratyner, PhD



Director of Professional Affairs
Jerry Grodin, PhD




Past-Past President (2020)
Herb Gingold, PhD

 

Division Representatives

Each division has representation based on the number of members of that division. Division representatives to Council serve three-year terms.

 

Academic (2018-20)
Gwen Gerber, PhD


ECP (2018-20)
Erik Moore, PhD


Psychoanalysis (2018-20)
Susan Warshaw, EdD, ABPP


Addictions (2020-22)
Brian Smith, PhD


Forensic (2019-21)
Claude Schleduderer, PhD


Psychoanalysis (2019-21)
Evelyn Rappoport, PsyD


Adult (2018-20)
Julie Shaw, EdD


Group (2019-21)
Alexandra Stratyner, PhD


School (2018-20)
Deborah Lazarus, PsyD


Clinical (2018-20)
Dianne Polowczyk, PhD


IPD (2020-22)
Joann Girardi, PhD


Women's Issues (2020-22)
Carolyn Springer, PhD


Clinical (2019-21)
Frank Corigliano, PhD


OCW (2020-22)
Carol Goldberg, PhD

2nd Term

CBT (2019-21)
Deena Abbe, PhD

 

Neuropsychology (2018-20)
Anu Raj, PsyD

 


DCRE (2018-20)
Vernon Smith, PhD


NYSPAGS (2020)
Hannah Samson
             

Women's Issues (2017-19)
Jean Lau Chin, EdD
Member since 2008
2nd Term

Regional Representatives to Council

Each region has representation based on the number of members of that division. Regional representatives to Council serve three-year terms.

 

Brooklyn (2020)
Danielle Waldron, PhD


Manhattan (2019-21)
Lenny Davidman, PhD


Queens (2018-20)
Andrea Allen, PhD


Central NY (2020-22)
Michelle Woogen, PsyD


Nassau (2020-22) 
Vacant


Rockland (2018-2020) 
Jennifer Walker, PsyD


Genesee Valley (2020-21)
Mark Grey, PhD


PANNY (2018-20) 
Susan Cox, PhD 


Suffolk (2019-21) 
Danielle Zito, PsyD


Hudson Valley (2020-22)
Maury Lacher, PhD


PAWNY (2018-20)
Elvira Aletta, PhD 


Westchester (2018-20)
Barbara Kapetanakes, PsyD